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Dr Rossella Pulvirenti

Dr Rossella Pulvirenti

Telephone: 0151 231 8052



Rossella joined the School of Law of LJMU in September 2018, where she is teaching Independent Learning in Legal Skills, Foundations, EU Law and Public Law.

In 2018 Rossella completed her PhD in Law at the University of Nottingham (UK) with a thesis entitled 'Protective measures before the International Criminal Court: a human rights analysis' under the supervision of Professor John Jackson and Professor David Fraser.

Following her experience of working as a volunteer for several NGOs and international organisations, such as the European Court of Human Rights and the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum, her research interests lie primarily in the area of human rights law, international law, international criminal law and immigration and asylum law.


University of Nottingham, UK, PhD in Law
Univerisity of Nottingham, UK, LLM in Human Rights Law
University of Catania, Italy, Laurea Magistrale
Scuola Superiore di Catania-University of Catania, Italy, Diploma di Eccellenza

Academic appointments

Lecturer, University of Bedfordshire, 2018 - present
Teaching Fellow, SOAS, 2016 - present
Tutor, University of Nottingham, 2013 - present


Journal article

Pulvirenti R. 2015. War and War Crimes: The Military, Legitimacy and Success in Armed Conflict POLITICAL STUDIES REVIEW, 13 :416-417 DOI Author Url

Pulvirenti R. 2015. The Protection of Victims and Witnesses at International and Internationalized Criminal Courts: The Example of the ECCC POLITICAL STUDIES REVIEW, 13 :129-129 DOI Author Url

Pulvirenti R. 2014. All the Missing Souls: A Personal History of the War Crimes Tribunal POLITICAL STUDIES REVIEW, 12 :308-308 DOI Author Url

Pulvirenti R. A New Settlement for the United Kingdom in the European Union: A New Challenge to EU Citizens’ Social Benefits and Freedom of Movement? European Papers, DOI

Book review

Pulvirenti R. Book Review: Research Handbook on Transitional Justice New Journal of European Criminal Law, DOI